Publications 2019-01-29T14:52:53+00:00

Insulin-producing cells from adult human bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells could control chemically induced diabetes in dogs:  a preliminary study.

Gabr MM, Zakaria MM, Refaie AF, Ismail AM, Khater SM, Ashamallah SA, Azzam MM, Ghoneim MA.

Cell Transplantation 1-11.  DOI: 10.1177/0963689718759913


Functional Beta Cell Mass from Device-Encapsulated hESC-Derived Pancreatic Endoderm Achieving Metabolic Control.

Robert T, De Mesmaeker I, Stange GM, Suenens KG, Ling Z, Kroon EJ, Pipeleers DG.



3D Printed porous polyamide macrocapsule combined with alginate microcapsules for safer cell-based therapies.

Saenz del Burgo L, Ciriza J, Espona-Noguera A, Illa X, Cabruja E, Orive G, Hernandez RM, Villa R, Pedraz JL, Alvarez M.

Scientific Reports (2018) 8:8512.  DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-26869-5.


Stem Cell Therapies for Treating Diabetes:  Progress and Remaining Challenges.

Sneddon JB, Tang Q, Stock P, Bluestone JA, Roy S, Desai T, Hebrok M.



Allogeneic Ovarian Tissue Encapsulated in Synthetic Poly (ethylene glycol)-Vinyl Sulfone (PEG-VS) and TheraCyte Immunoisolates Allogeneic Ovarian Tissue and Restores Endocrine Function in Ovariectomized Mice.

David A, Day JR, Cichon A, Lefferts A, Cascalho M, Shikanov A.

Tissue Engineering Part A Vol 22:  S150-S150.


Colony Stimulating Factor-1 Receptor is a central component of the foreign body response to biomaterial implants in rodents and non-human primates.

Doloff JC, Veiseh O, Vegas AJ, Tam HH, Farah S, Ma M, Li J, et al.

Nature materials 16 (6): 671-680.  doi:10.1038/nmat4866.


Islet Encapsulation:  Physiological Possibilities and Limitations.

Korsgren O.

Diabetes 2017 Jul; 66(7): 1748-1754.


Pig-to-Primate Xenotransplantation:  Past, Present, and Future.

Liu Z, Hu W, He T, Dai Y, Hara H, Bottino R, Cooper DKC, Cai Z, Mou L.

Cell Transplant. 2017 Jun; 26(6): 925–947. doi:  10.3727/096368917X694859


CXCL12 Modulation of Localized Immune Responses to Subcutaneous Islet Macrocapsulation. [abstract].

Penson M, Sremac M, Sirbulescu R, Brauns T, Harrington F, Poznansky M.

Am J Transplant. 2017; 17 (suppl 3). 


Localized Tolerance and Development of an Alternative Transplant Site to Treat Type 1 Diabetes.

Skoumal, MJ.

PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan.  ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6993-7369.


Pancreatic islet macroencapsulation using microwell porous membranes.

Skrzypek K, Nibbelink MG, vanLente J, Buitinga M, Engelse MA, deKoning EJP, Karperien M, vanApeldoorn A, Stamatialis D.

Scientific Reports volume 7, Article number: 9186(2017)


Considerations for Successful Encapsulated Beta-Cell Therapy.

Thanos CG, Gaglia JL, Pagliuca FW.

Cell Therapy, Molecular and Translational Medicine, DF Emerich and G Orive (eds).  DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-57153-9_2.


Co-encapsulation and co-transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells reduces pericapsular fibrosis and improves encapsulated islet survival and function when allografted.

Vaithilingam V, Evans MDM, Lewy DM, Bean PA, Bal S, Tuch BE

Scientific Reports volume 7, Article number: 10059(2017).  doi:10.1038/s41598-017-10359-1.


Sox 10+ adult stem cells contribute to biomaterial encapsulation and microvascularization.

Wang D, Wang A, Wu F, Qiu X, Li Y, Chu J, Huang W-C, Xu K, Gong X, Li S.

Sci Rep. 2017; 7: 40295.  doi:  10.1038/srep40295.


The possible nomenclature of encapsulated products [abstract].

Wani TA, Masoodi FA, Wani IA.

Food Chem. 2017 Nov 1;234:119-120. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.04.121.


Robust, nanofiber-enabled hydrogel devices for islet encapsulation and delivery,

An D, Ma M.

Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. Conference Abstract: 10th World Biomaterials Congress.  doi: 10.3389/conf.FBIOE.2016.01.02609.